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Whitney, Frank DeArmon

Born 1959 in Charlotte, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2006, to a seat vacated by H. Brent McKnight. Confirmed by the Senate on June 22, 2006, and received commission on July 5, 2006. Served as chief judge, 2013-2020.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Military Judge, U.S. Army, Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan, 2011

Wake Forest University, B.A., 1982
University of North Carolina, M.B.A., 1987
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Reserve colonel, 1982-2012 
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1987-1988, 1989-1990
Law clerk, Hon. David B. Sentelle, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1988-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of North Carolina, 1990-2001
Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2001-2002
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 2002-2006